Keyword: Medical, health, and wellness

Q&A: Manufacturing & Prototyping
An "E-Skin" material can be printed without polymer binders.
Briefs: Communications
The suit can be controlled with a double tap to the chest or via an app.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The sensor technology could also be used to create clothing that detects a variety of pathogens and other threats.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The tabletop diagnostic yields results in an hour and can be programmed to detect variants of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
Briefs: IoMT
Speakers such as Amazon Echo and Google Home can monitor regular and irregular heartbeats without physical contact.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The fiber contains memory, temperature sensors, and a trained neural network program for inferring physical activity.
Briefs: Mechanical & Fluid Systems
“Dumb” headphones are made smart by turning them into sensors.
Briefs: AR/AI
The technology has possible uses in monitoring disorders that affect fine motor skills such as Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The portable device can differentiate among bacteria, viruses, and other biothreats.
Briefs: Wearables
Comfortable, form-fitting garments could be used to remotely track patients’ health.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device could help doctors personalize treatments.
Articles: Electronics & Computers
NASA-developed fire protection, implantable stimulators, and more.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The phased array antenna based on large-area electronics technology could enable many uses of emerging 5G and 6G wireless networks.
Briefs: Nanotechnology
A tiny sensor chip records multiple lung and heart signals along with body movements.
NASA Spinoff: AR/AI
Software that monitors astronaut health in space now monitors high-risk patients at home.
Application Briefs: Imaging
To have a successful product, one must consider all the required sub-systems to deliver high-quality illumination.
Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
Flexible carbon nanotube fibers woven into clothing gather accurate EKG and heart rate.
Briefs: Materials
The material could be used to create housing in outer space.
Articles: Connectivity
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
Incorporating semiconductor components, microscopic robots are made to walk with standard electronic signals.
Articles: Materials
Articles: Wearables
The Halo replaces all metal retractors with one simple, one-size-fits-all design.
Articles: Nanotechnology
Nanotube fibers that turn heat to power; a NASA antenna system; and an antimicrobial coating.
Facility Focus: Imaging
Today, Carnegie Mellon’s College of Engineering performs research in robotics, cyberphysical systems, artificial intelligence, biomedicine, energy, and other topics.
Briefs: Electronics & Computers
The new printing method coaxes particles and droplets into precise patterns using the power of sound.
Articles: Energy
Metamaterial printing, high-efficiency solar cells, and a noise-reduction material.
5 Ws: Communications

The SARS-CoV-2 virus that causes COVID-19 is still a major threat to public health. Wearing a facemask is a step in protecting against infection; the new facemask also diagnoses the wearer with...

Briefs: Sensors/Data Acquisition
The device paves the way for better prosthetic control and seamless interaction with electronic devices.
Briefs: RF & Microwave Electronics
The electricity can be used to power wireless devices or to charge energy storage devices such as batteries and supercapacitors.

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